How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Closenberg Hotel Galle
Travel Blogs from Galle
... arrived on mopeds to sit by the pool) had 2 bottles of Johnny Walker Red with them that they were happily drinking like it was Coke. I cannot imagine anything worse than whisky (in general) in those temperatures but they seemed to be having a lot of fun. By the time we left a couple of hours after they’d arrived only half a bottle was left!
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... that fills tourist brochures and day-dreams in equal measures. Under a banana-leaf cabana at the Blue Moon Beach Bar we snooze and read for the day, sipping cool beers and heading into the sea for the odd dip now and again.
The water crashes onto the sand with huge white plumes of spray and surfers and body boarders ride the waves. At one stage, as I dive in and out of the rolling breakers, I'm taken by a particularly forceful wall of water and suddenly, ...
... that will take us to Galle, our final destination in Sri Lanka. Finally the motorway ends when it meets the sea and connects with the old Galle Road that wends its way back to Colombo and would deliver us back to the very doors of Casa Colombo if we so chose. As we drive along Marine Way towards the fortress walls of Galle's colonial heart, Kingsley explains that the entire area had been swept away by the Boxing Day tsunami ten years ago, which killed over ...
... in the previous couple of days or weeks and we're sharing stories about their own trips. I ordered a passionfruit daiquiri as recommended by the lady on the table next to ours, and it was delicious! I ordered a smoked salmon bruschetta for entree, grilled garlic tiger prawns and chips for mains and a cheesecake for dessert. We went to a party at 'jungle beach' which was a tuk tuk drive up a huge hill then we trekked down to a secluded beach with a bar ...
... establishment and waited forty minutes while they made a very pleasant pizza from scratch. Incidentally a pizza is the nearest you can get to a sandwich and although 'short eats' are probably delightful, they are almost all fried and you don't know when. The fans whirled overhead and we stared at the array of hookahs and associated tobaccos. The afternoon rest time was spent reading the Guardian and writing this until it was time to watch the birds gather on the electricity lines before ...